Android smartphones a new banking Trojan attacks

Experts of antivirus company Symantec found out about the existence of a new banking Trojan Fakebank able to intercept the message and calls the Bank. Thus, fraudsters can impersonate representatives of the banking organization, preventing the establishment of connections with real technical support.


Getting on the device, the Trojan substitutes the telephone number of the banks whose customers are sacrifices to be able to contact them on behalf of real organizations. As a result, the screen of the smartphone of the victim will appear familiar telephone number, which actually hiding criminals.

According to Symantec, the Trojan that is distributed through social networks and compromised websites that contains more than 20 applications. Despite the fact that currently the attackers are guided by the market of South Korea, there is every reason to believe that the geography of their activities can be expanded.

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